CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
Successfully completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
Students must be 18 years old and above.
Vocational placement provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in real scenarios. It is a requirement of this qualification that students undertake a minimum of 120 unpaid vocational placement hours. Reach Community College organises student placement. Students will be given a vocational placement logbook and diary which will need to be completed during their placement hours. Students must be willing to undertake placement in an early childcare facility and/or within a simulated childcare environment during the program. Should students be required to travel interstate for placement, Reach Community College will cover the cost of all interstate travel and accommodation during the placement, however students will be required to organise their own local travel to and from these facilities.
Students will be notified of their placement details by email, prior to commencing vocational placement. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement anywhere in Tasmania and within Australia.
Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID003 – Provide first aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.
Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
|Core Unit Code||Core Unit Title|
|CHCCCS015*||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023*2||Support independence and well being|
|CHCCOM005*||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001*||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001*||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP001*||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002*||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|Elective Unit Code||Elective Unit Title|
|CHCAGE001*||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005*||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCADV001*||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCDIV002*||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCCCS011*||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTAID0031||Provide first aid|
|Description of licensing requirements||*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices. 1 Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/ state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.|
The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33015
2 CHCCCS023 requires students to perform the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 120 hours of direct support work in at least one aged care, home and community, disability or community service organisation.
$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)
VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement.
Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.